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Ectoderm

Known as: Ectodermal, Ectoderms 
The outer of the three germ layers of the embryo; it gives rise to epidermis and neural tissue.
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The potential to generate virtually any differentiated cell type from embryonic stem cells (ESCs) offers the possibility to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Each cell lineage specified in the preimplantation mammalian embryo depends on intrinsic factors for its development, but there… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The primordial germ cells (PGCs) of the mouse are derived from proximal epiblast cells that are adjacent to the extraembryonic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The p53 tumour suppressor is a transcription factor that regulates the progression of the cell through its cycle and cell death… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The p63 gene, a homologue of the tumour-suppressor p53 (refs 1–5), is highly expressed in the basal or progenitor layers of many… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Human blastocyst-derived, pluripotent cell lines are described that have normal karyotypes, express high levels of telomerase… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are members of the nuclear hormone receptor superfamily that can be activated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Signals released by the Spemann organizer of the amphibian gastrula can directly induce neural tissue from ectoderm and can… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The cellular interactions that control the differentiation of dorsal cell types from neural progenitors have been examined in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) proteins are instrumental in determining cell type during development. A bHLH protein, termed… Expand
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